Council completes large site solar installations

Monday 24 July 2017

Bellingen Shire Council, with solar specialists Harelec, has completed the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at the Bellingen Administration Building and Raleigh Works Depot.

Bellingen Shire Community Funding Announced

Monday 24 July 2017

The first round of Bellingen Council’s Community Grant Programs for the 2017-18 financial year has been announced with 15 organisations sharing in nearly $37,000 across the three funding programs.

Stickers on Books to help Parents

Monday 17 July 2017

Bellingen Shire Libraries now have special stickers on books aimed at helping parents with advice on raising children.

Shire Librarian, Surinder Kaur said parenting could be a mixed blessing with its range of new challenges and wonderful rewards, and at some stage all parents may benefit from information and advice.

Clothing collection a continuing success

Monday 17 July 2017

In 2013 Bellingen Council in conjunction with Coffs Coast Waste Services conducted a trial to remove clothing and textiles from the waste stream and divert more material from landfill.

2016 Census Results

Monday 17 July 2017

Bellingen Shire Council has undertaken a preliminary review of the recent results from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing.  The most recent Census results were released on 27 June 2017, with another stage set for release in October 2017.

2017-18 Environmental Levy Fund Projects

Monday 17 July 2017

At its June meeting Bellingen Shire Council voted to allocate the 2017-18 Environmental Levy Fund of $235,000 and a further $95,000 reallocation of Environmental Levy Fund reserve to new and on-going projects.

NAIDOC Week Celebrations in the Bellingen Shire

Friday 30 June 2017

To acknowledge and celebrate NAIDOC Week in the Bellingen Shire, Aboriginal Elders, local Aboriginal Land Council representatives, Bellingen Shire Council, Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre and Ngurrala Aboriginal Corporation hosted a ceremony which included a traditional Welcome to Country in Gumbaynggirr language by Dylan Kelly, music by...

Bellingen Island Flying Fox Camp - What would you like to see in the Plan?

Friday 30 June 2017

The next three months is your opportunity to have input to the development of a Flying-fox Camp Management Plan for Bellingen Island, also known as ‘Bat Island’.  Bellingen Shire Council received funding through the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage and Local Government NSW Flying-fox Grants Program to develop the Plan.

2017 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards

Friday 30 June 2017

Bellingen Shire Council is particularly proud of the contribution that volunteers make to all aspects of our community life.

Mixed-Up Art Display at Bellingen Library until the end of June

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Bellingen Library is thrilled to host a Mixed Media Art Display of handmade books using different textures until the end of June.